CLI Report Generation Command Results in "unable to retrieve configuration" Error

Document ID : KB000111946
Last Modified Date : 22/08/2018
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Issue:
When attempting to run an iDash report through the CLI using one of the idgen* commands, it results in an "unable to retrieve configuration" error...

[autosys@host1]$ ./idgencsv -n CA7_ALL -f /tmp/CA11_ALL.csv -t ca7.run.report
unable to retrieve configuration:type=ca7.run.report:user=autosys:id=CA7_ALL
Cause:
This error occurs when attempting to run a report through the CLI without specifying the -u argument and the report is not owned by the user that is running the CLI command.
Resolution:
When the report is not owned by the user running the CLI command, you must specify the -u <user> argument where <user> is the owner of the report...
[autosys@host1]$ ./idgencsv -n CA7_ALL -f /tmp/CA11_ALL.csv -t ca7.run.report -u idashAdm